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Pleasant port area

There are many different viewpoints around this part of the waterfront and a walk around the... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Morpeth, United Kingdom
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Get a mini cruise to Spinalonga

Great mini cruise to Spinalonga from the port. See Elounda and Plaka, a chance for the brave to... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
Stroud, United Kingdom
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“nice port”(5 reviews)
“fishing boats”(4 reviews)
“local cuisine”(2 reviews)
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All reviews nice port fishing boats local cuisine lots of shops port area bars and restaurants take your time cruise ship walk around few hours ships harbour rethymnon town crete spinalonga activity
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

There are many different viewpoints around this part of the waterfront and a walk around the different bays is certainly worth the effort.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bdon257
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Great mini cruise to Spinalonga from the port. See Elounda and Plaka, a chance for the brave to have a swim off the back of the boat (we had lunch instead) then an interesting tour of the Leper Island made famous by Victoria Hislop in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank thruppennyl
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

A pleasant harbour surrounded by bars and restaurants. There were only a few boats, but backing this was a large cruise liner - the Seabourn Odyssey.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PeteWLaw
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Read all the stuff about it bring full of Russians and kebab/pizza takeaways etc. So, the reality gif ya was it is pretty and yes commerciality is very present. The first few bars/restaurants do the usual thing and try to get you in but a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank north_rhino
Reviewed 28 July 2018

The place is nice for walks, there are also many taverns and restaurants serving good local cuisine.

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Cristina2014CI
Reviewed 14 July 2018

A busy little place to visit, plenty of bars and restaurants to sit and relax in and have a cool drink of local beer and some tasty food, a great little place to to visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PNEPete
Reviewed 7 July 2018

The central location of this busy little habour makes it a focal point of the town. many cafes, restaurant s and tourist shops provide places to eat or just sit and relax with a drink

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jim C
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Nice and small port, which you can not miss it, when you want to have some kind of cruise from Agios Nikolaos. Shallow water allow you to see it’s clear. Many restaurants, souvenir shop, museum, and also crossroad to the lake. Beautiful place. You can...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jozefdubovsky
Reviewed 11 June 2018

A surprising little port with shops, cafe' and winding streets. It has a small lake with restaurants clinging to its sides offing wonderful scenic views of the port.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank somesay
Reviewed 31 May 2018

This is situated just pass the lake area.There were a few boats in for trips to Spinalonga and other trips lasting 90 mins which were expensive.There are lots of places to eat around the port.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Susanlockyer
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Sylvia H
3 May 2017|
Response from Bland Ashiku S |
I am not sure know if it is the best, but it certainly is on of the most beautiful and interesting: when in Crete, try to visit Mochlos with it's little beach, and the small island across. The few tavernas of the village are... More
Sylvia H
3 May 2017|
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Response from AKK54 |
The town of Agios Nikolaos is at the port. No walking required. Down the steps of the ship and you're there.